Exploiting Lent for Big Government?

“The Religious Left and Evangelical Left claim they are defending the poor and vulnerable. They are not asking whether all the programs ostensibly

serving the poor are actually effective. Nor do they note that many of these programs actually deliver the bulk of their benefits to middle class constituencies. Nor are they explaining how the poor can escape poverty if the U.S. economy is crushed by endless trillion dollar deficits.”
via Institute on Religion & Democracy (IRD) – Budget Fast.